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  • Rodin's Artby Albert E. Elsen; Rosalyn Frankel Jamison; Bernard Barryte; Frank Wing

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 41.99

    This reference/catalogue, written by the late Dr. Elsen, encompasses a lifetime's thoughts on Rodin's career, surveying the artist's accomplishments through the detailed discussion of each object in the collection. It begins with essays on the formation of the collection, the reception of Rodin's work, and his casting techniques. more...

  • Sculpture with a Torchby John Rood

    University of Minnesota Press 1968; US$ 60.00

    John Rood, a sculpture and former professor of art at the University of Minnesota, provides in this book a practical, how-to-do-it discussion of the technique of welded metal sculpture. In addition to serving as an instruction manual for students and arti more...

  • Art of Eastern India, 300-800by Frederick M. Asher

    University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 67.50

    Though scholars have extensive knowledge of the art that flourished during Pala rule in Eastern India (ca. 800-1200), little is known about Eastern Indian art during the preceding 500 years. This half-millennium includes the period of the Gupta dynasty an more...

  • History of Early Stone Sculpture at Mathura, ca. 150 BCE - 100 CEby Sonya Rhie Quintanilla

    BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00

    Provides a comprehensive analysis and chronology of the earliest known stone sculptures from the north Indian city of Mathura, dating prior to the famous Kushan period. This volume includes numerous attributions of objects based primarily on epigraphic and visual analysis. more...

  • Welding For Dummiesby Steven Robert Farnsworth

    Wiley 2010; US$ 19.99

    Get the know-how to weld like a pro Being a skilled welder is a hot commodity in today's job market, as well as a handy talent for industrious do-it-yourself repairpersons and hobbyists. Welding For Dummies gives you all the information you need to perform this commonly used, yet complex, task. This friendly, practical guide takes you from evaluating... more...

  • Commemorating the Polish Renaissance Childby Jeannie Labno

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95

    Through an exploration of the unique Polish tradition of child commemoration, this book raises issues beyond the monuments themselves, about Polish social life and family structuring in the early modern period, including attitudes to children and the position of women, as well as the transmission and reception of Renaissance ideas outside Italy. Drawing... more...

  • Easy Sculpted Foam for Your Homeby Koren Russell

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 17.99

    Easy Sculpted Foam for Your Home Let Koren Russell's magic show you how to turn foam and clay into gorgeous finials, funky clocks, or green tree frogs in Easy Sculpted Foam for Your Home . In this book, you'll learn simple techniques that combine craft foam, paperclay, and paint to produce sophisticated and whimsical pieces of art for your home.... more...

  • Il Giganteby Anton Gill

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    At the turn of the 16th century, Italy was a turbulent territory made up of independent states, each at war with or intriguing against its neighbor. There were the proud, cultivated, and degenerate Sforzas in Milan, and in Rome, the corrupt Spanish family of the Borgia whose head, Rodrigo, ascended to St Peter's throne as Pope Alexander VI. In Florence,... more...

  • Images of Lustby James Jerman; Anthony Weir

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Sexually explicit sculptures may be found on a number of medieval churches in France and Spain. This fascinating study examines the origins and purposes of these sculptures, viewing them not as magical fertility symbols, nor even as idols of ancient pre-Christian religions, but as serious works that dealt with the sexual customs and salvation of medieval... more...

  • Sheela-na-gigsby Barbara Freitag

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95

    Here Barbara Freitag examines all the literature on the subject since their discovery 160 years ago, highlighting the inconsistencies of the various interpretations in regard to origin, function and name. By considering the Sheela-na-gigs in their medieval social context, she suggests that they were folk deities with particular responsibility for... more...